maybe, despite the president's misleading suggestions, to the cop rare, michigan -- contrary, michiganorkers still have the right to join and form a union, they have the right to bargain, collectively. and what this law changes is forced union membership, i repeat, forced union membership. so why is the president, and why are the unions so upset? in this case, it is about the money. specifically union dues, less money, mea less political power, this is the offset to the right to work, the right to power, and the unions think that is their right. other states like idaho and oklahoma pass right-to-work laws their union dues paying membership, those unions, dues pay membership fell by 15%.